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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bank  \Bank\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Banked}(b[a^][ng]kt);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Banking}.] 
  1.  To  raise  a  mound  or  dike  about  to  inclose,  defend,  or 
  fortify  with  a  bank;  to  embank.  ``Banked  well  with 
  earth.''  --Holland. 
 
  2.  To  heap  or  pile  up  as  to  bank  sand. 
 
  3.  To  pass  by  the  banks  of  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  {To  bank  a  fire},  {To  bank  up  a  fire},  to  cover  the  coals  or 
  embers  with  ashes  or  cinders,  thus  keeping  the  fire  low 
  but  alive. 




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